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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Mammary Paget’s

Mammary Paget’s disease is an apocrine carcinoma that begins in mammary glands and extends along lactiferous ducts to the epidermis where it is seen clinically as a scaly, crusted, or eroded plaque on the nipple or areola of women mostly, and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Key Points

Key Points Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic inflammatory process affecting skin bearing apocrine glands; the groin, axillae, and inframammary areas are typically involved. The classic lesions of HS include cysts, nodules, sinus tracts,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Apocrine Units

…ing “decapitation” secretion. The duct of a mammary gland, named the lactiferous duct, looks just like any other apocrine duct. Uncommonly, a few apocrine units may be found ectopically on the face and scalp. Apocrine glands are small…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eccrine, Apocrine, and Apoeccrine Sweat Glands?

…ituation in humans, however, is not the same as that in horses. In humans, the only true sweat gland is eccrine. To refer to apocrine glands as apocrine sweat glands is inaccurate and to an apoeccrine gland is speculation, the existence of it having…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Apocrine Miliaria?

…1; i.e., eccrine miliaria, designates an aberration in sweating. That term should not be applied to a condition that affects apocrine units because apocrine glands are not sweat glands; the only true sweat gland in man is eccrine. Apocrine glands in…

Primary adenomyoepithelioma of the skin–a variant of apocrine mixed tumor?

Primary adenomyoepithelioma of the skin–a variant of apocrine mixed tumor?

…tal epithelial structures lacking features of follicular and/or sebaceous differentiation separates this neoplasm from mixed apocrine tumor. Therefore, myoepithelioma, adenomyoepithelioma and mixed apocrine tumor lie in the spectrum of neoplasms…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Apocrine (clear-cell) hidradenoma vs. Eccrine (poroid) hidradenoma

Mammary Paget’s disease is an apocrine carcinoma that begins in mammary glands and extends along lactiferous ducts to the epidermis where it is seen clinically as a scaly, crusted, or eroded plaque on the nipple or areola of women mostly, and…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Apocrine mixed tumor vs. Eccrine mixed tumor

Mammary Paget’s disease is an apocrine carcinoma that begins in mammary glands and extends along lactiferous ducts to the epidermis where it is seen clinically as a scaly, crusted, or eroded plaque on the nipple or areola of women mostly, and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Embryologic Development

…s in epithelial cells in the center of columns, that segment also cornifying in the same manner as does the acrosyringium of apocrine units. Just as an acrosyringium of an apocrine duct spirals through infundibular epidermis, so, too, does an…

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